AWCM cookie security bypass

awcm-cookie-sec-bypass (79926) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

AWCM could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the cookie_gen.php script. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the authentication process to forge a cookie.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • AWCM-CMS Web site: AWCM.
  • Packet Storm Web site: AWCM 2.2 Access Bypass.
  • BID-56465: AWCM Cookie Authentication Bypass and Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-2437: cookie_gen.php in ar web content manager (AWCM) 2.2 does not require authentication, which allows remote attackers to generate arbitrary cookies via the name parameter in conjunction with the content parameter.

Platforms Affected:

  • AWCM AWCM 2.2

Reported:

Nov 08, 2012

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